Round Table Discussions

RTD on Analyzing the Current Situation of Rohingyas

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

RTD on Analyzing the Current Situation of Rohingyas

MUSLIM Institute organized round table discussion titled “Analyzing the Current Situation of Rohingyas” on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad. Among distinguished guests were former Ambassadors of Pakistan to Myanmar, Mr. Amjad Majeed Abbasi and Mr. Muhammad Qurban, President Rohingya Federation of Arakan, Burma Firdous Sheikh, Assistant Professor Shariah & Law International Islamic University Islamabad Dr. Susic Sejo and Public Relations Coordinator MUSLIM Institute Mr. Tahir Mehmood. Mr. Tahir Mehmood also moderated the proceedings. University professors and students, researchers, activists and journalists participated in the program.

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2017
 

Round Table Discussion on Deteriorating Middle East: Policy Options for Arab Leaders

Location: Islamabad

Round Table Discussion on  Deteriorating Middle East: Policy Options for Arab Leaders

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion titled “Deteriorating Middle East: Policy Options for Arab Leaders” on Thursday January 5, 2017 at National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad. Secretary General Motamar Al-Alam al-Islami & Leader of the House in Senate of Pakistan Senator Raja Zafar UlHaq chaired the session. Other speakers included Ambassador of Palestine His Excellency Mr. Walid Abu Ali, HoD Centre for Policy Studies, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad Ambassador (R) Ms. Fauzia Nasreen, Former Additional Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador (R) Ishtiaq H. Andrabi, Maj. Gen (R) Raza Muhammad, Ambassador (R) Javed Hafeez, President at International Centre for Democratic Transition Budapest, Hungary Ambassador (R) Dr. Istvan Gyarmati (via video link), Ambassador (R) Afzal Akbar Khan, Ambassador (R) Younis Khan, Former Federal Secretary, Pakistan Mr. Muhammad Faheem, Former Federal Secretary, Pakistan Mr. Javed Zafar, Former HoD, FCS, National Defence University Dr. Muhammad Khan, Professor of IR Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey, Prof. Dr. Selcuk Colakoglu (via video link), Ambassador (R) Amir A. Shadani, Chartered Member of Institute of Logistics & Transportation, UK Dr. Hassan Yasir Malik, Correspondent of Aljazeera News A. R. Matar and Research Associate of MUSLIM Institute Mr. Usman Hasan shared their views on the occasion. Public Relations Coordinator MUSLIM Institute Mr. Tahir Mehmood moderated the proceedings of RTD.

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2017
 

Round Table Discussion on Human Rights Violations in IOK Kashmiris' Aspirations & Responsibility of International Community

Location: Islamabad

Round Table Discussion on Human Rights Violations in IOK Kashmiris

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on "Human Rights Violations in IOK: Kashmiris' Aspirations & Responsibility of International Community" on Friday, October 7, 2016 at National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad. Former senior Pakistani diplomat Ambassador (R) Ashraf Jehangir Qazi chaired the session. Eminent scholars, diplomats, foreign delegates and political leaders from Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir participated in the discussion and expressed their views on the subject. A number of researchers, analysts, university students and professors, journalists and lawyers also participated in the RTD.

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2016
 

Round Table Discussion on Accession of Junagadh to Pakistan: An Analysis

Location: Islamabad

Round Table Discussion on Accession of Junagadh to Pakistan: An Analysis

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “Accession of Junagadh to Pakistan: An Analysis” on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad. The discussion was organized in connection to Junagadh's accession to Pakistan on September 15, 1947.
Former Federal Minister for Law Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi chaired the session whereas His Excellency Nawab of Junagadh Nawab Jahangir Muhammad Khanji (via video link), Chairman MUSLIM Institute Sahibzada Sultan Ahmad Ali, Former Diplomat and Retired Additional Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador (R) Ishtiaq Hussain Andrabi, Associate Professor, Dept of Politics & IR, Quaid-i-Azam University Dr. Nazir Hussain, Associate Dean Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies National University of Science & Technology Dr. Tughral Yamin, Former Ambassador of Pakistan Aamir Anwar Shadani, Associate Professor, Dept of History, Quaid-i-Azam University Dr. Farooq Ahmad Dar and Research Associate, Research Society of International Law (RSIL) Mr Abeer Mustafa shared their view on the occasion.

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2016
 

Round Table Discussion on Analyzing Current Situation of Indian Occupied Kashmir

Location: Islamabad

Round Table Discussion on  Analyzing Current Situation of Indian Occupied Kashmir

MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion on “Analyzing Current Situation of Indian Occupied Kashmir” at National library, Islamabad on July 14, 2016. The purpose of RTD was to analyze prevailing situation in Kashmir, to convey the perspective and viewpoint of Kashmiri people to the world and to express solidarity with Kashmiris. Sarwar Naqvi, former Ambassador, presided over the session while other worthy speakers were Altaf Hussain Wani, Leader All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Naseem Yousaf, Convener APHC AJK & Pakistan, Rana Abdul Baqi, Chairman Quaid Iqbal Fikri Forum, and Tahir Mahmood, Public Relations Coordinator MUSLIM Institute. Dr. Oya Akgonenc Mugisuddin, HOD of International relations Dept. UFUK University Ankara, Turkey shared her views through video link. Research Associate MUSLIM Institute Ahmed AlQadri made the introductory presentation on the occasion. Eminent scholars, social activists, researchers, university professors and students, foreign delegates and journalists participated in the discussion.

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2016
 

Round Table Discussion on Quaid's Vision on Kashmir Issue & Prevailing Situation

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Quaid

Keeping in view Quaid's Day and his vision on Kashmir, MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion “Quaid's Vision on Kashmir Issue & Prevailing Situation” on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at National library, Islamabad.
Eminent scholars participated and expressed their views on the occasion. Convener Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu & Kashmir Pakistan Chapter, Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Renowned Columnist Ambassador Asif Ezdi, Renowned Columnist Ms. Ayesha Masood Malik and Public Relations Coordinator of MUSLIM Institute Mr. Tahir Mehmood spoke in the event.

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2015
 

Round Table Discussion on Junagadh: A Tragedy lost in History

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Junagadh: A Tragedy lost in History

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “Junagadh: A Tragedy lost in History” on Monday, November 23, 2015 at Marriott Hotel Islamabad. Leader of the House in the Senate of Pakistan, Senator Raja Zafar-ul-Haq presided over the session whereas, Nawab of Junagadh State His Excellency Nawab Jahangir Khanji was chief guest on the occasion. Former President NDU & Chairman Pakistan Peoples Forum Lt. Gen (R) Raza Muhammad Khan, Former Federal Minister for Law Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi, Chairman MUSLIM Institute Sahibzada Sultan Ahmad Ali, Former Ambassador Aamir Anwar Shadani, Ex-MNA Adnan Aurangzeb Khan, Head of History Department, AIOU Dr. Samina Awan, Associate Professor, Department of Politics & International Relations QAU Dr. Nazir Hussain, Associate Professor History Department QAU Dr. Farooq Ahmad Dar shared their views on the occasion. Renowned TV Anchor (Express News) Mr. Faisal Rehman moderated the proceedings of programme.

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2015
 

RTD on Legal Status of Indian Held Kashmir : Article 370 & Ambitions of BJP Government

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

RTD on Legal Status of Indian Held Kashmir : Article 370 & Ambitions of BJP Government

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion “Legal Status of Indian Held Kashmir (IHK): Article 370 & Ambitions of BJP Government” on Wednesday 28th October, 2015 at National Library, Islamabad. Chief Executive CISS, Ambassador Ali Sarwar Naqvi presided over the session whereas Renowned Columnist Ambassador Asif Ezdi, Minister of Social Welfare AJK Ms. Farzana Yaqoob, Journalist & Activist for Peace & Justice Mr. Edward Hasbrouk from USA (via video link) and Public Relations Coordinator of MUSLIM Institute Mr. Tahir Mehmood shared their views on the occasion.

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2015
 

RTD on Syrian Refugees Crisis: Responsibilities of International Community

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

RTD on Syrian Refugees Crisis: Responsibilities of International Community

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “Syrian Refugees Crisis: Responsibilities of International Community” at National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad. Former President NDU & Chairman Pakistan People Forum, Lt. Gen (R) Raza Muhammad Khan, Chairman MUSLIM Institute Sahibzada Sultan Ahmad Ali, Deputy Head of Delegation of the European Union, Mr. Stefano Gatto, Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of Turkey Ms. R. Demet Sekercioglu, First Secretary Embassy of Germany Mr. Kai Muller Berner, First Secretary Embassy of Russia Mr. Anton Chernov, Former Foreign Additional Secretary Ambassador Ishtiaq Hussain Andrabi, Ambassador Amir Anwar Shadani, Renowned Columnist Ambassador Asif Ezdi, Associate Dean Department of Peace and Conflict Studies NUST Dr. Tughral Yamin, Ambassador Tariq Usman Haider, Ambassador Khalid Khattak, Renowned TV Anchor and Analyst Dr. Moeed Pirzada, and Renowned Anchor Mr. Ahmad Qureshi shared their views on the occasion. Renowned TV Anchor Mr. Faisal Rehman moderated the proceedings of Round table Discussion.

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2015
 

RTD on The Dilemma of Myanmar's Stateless Rohingyas

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

RTD on The Dilemma of Myanmar

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “The Dilemma of Myanmar's Stateless Rohingyas” on Tuesday, 2nd June 2015 in Islamabad. The round table discussion was attended by foreign diplomats, professors and students of different universities and research associates of think tanks. Public Relations Coordinator of MUSLIM Institute Tahir Mehmood mediated the round table discussion.

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2015
 

RTD on Iqbal's Philosophy: A Solution for Problems of Muslims

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

RTD on Iqbal

In connection with the death anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion on “Iqbal’s Philosophy: A Solution for Problems of Muslims” on Wednesday April 22, 2015 at National Library, Islamabad. Ambassador of Afghanistan to Pakistan His Excellency Mr. Janan Mosazai was chief guest on the occasion whereas Former Chairman of Council of Islamic Ideology, Justice Dr. Khalid Masood presided over the session. Head of Iqbal Studies Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, Prof. Dr. Shahid Iqbal Kamran, Writer, Poet & Expert on Iqbal, Prof. Muhammad Jaleel Aali and Head of Peace & Conflict Studies Department of National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmad Qureshi participated in the discussion. Public Relations Coordinator of MUSLIM Institute, Mr. Tahir Mehmood moderated the proceedings of discussion. Various research scholars, diplomats, journalists, professors, students and representatives of civil society participated in the seminar.

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2015
 

RTD on Pak-Afghan Relations: Future Prospects

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

RTD on Pak-Afghan Relations: Future Prospects

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “Pak-Afghan Relations: Future Prospects” on Monday 13th October 2014 in Islamabad. The round table discussion was attended by foreign diplomats, professors and students of different universities and research associates of think tanks. Public Relations Coordinator of MUSLIM Institute Tahir Mehmood mediated the round table discussion.

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2014
 

RTD on Ukrainian Crisis - Implications for Geo-Political Scenario

Location: University of London

RTD on Ukrainian Crisis - Implications for Geo-Political Scenario

The research based think tank MUSLIM Institute’s UK Chapter organized a Round Table Discussion on ”Ukrainian Crisis – Implications for Geo-Political Scenario” on Saturday, 14th June 2014 at Birkbeck, University of London. Various students, researchers as well as professionals in the related field attended the round table discussion.

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2014
 

Round Table Discussion on Rebuilding Somalia

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Rebuilding Somalia

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion “Rebuilding Somalia” on Monday, 31st March 2014 in Islamabad to discuss different aspects in which international community can play its role in rebuilding Somalia.

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2014
 

Round Table Discussion on The Resolution of the Kashmir Dispute for Peace in South Asia

Location: Lahore, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on The Resolution of the Kashmir Dispute for Peace in South Asia

The research-oriented think-tank ‘MUSLIM Institute’ organized a round table dialogue here on “The Resolution of the Kashmir Dispute for Peace in South Asia” which was addressed by renowned Indian author and journalist Kuldip Nayar and prominent Pakistani columnist and analyst Orya Maqbool Jan.

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2014
 

Round Table Discussion on Pak-Kazakhstan Relations: Prospects for Regional Peace & Stability

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Pak-Kazakhstan Relations: Prospects for Regional Peace & Stability

With reference to the Independence Day of Republic of Kazakhstan, the research think tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on "Pak-Kazakhstan Relations: Prospects for Regional Peace & Stability" which was attended by researchers, representatives of different think tanks and diplomats.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on International Human Rights Day and Issues of Palestine & Kashmir

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on International Human Rights Day and Issues of Palestine & Kashmir

Research Think Tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round table discussion on “International Human Rights Day and Issues of Palestine & Kashmir” in Islamabad.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Sufi Teachings of Islam as Teaching of Global Peace

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Sufi Teachings of Islam as Teaching of Global Peace

Research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on the topic of “Sufi Teachings of Islam as Teaching of Global Peace” on Tuesday 10th December 2013 in National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Draconian Laws in Indian Held Kashmir: Contravention of All Human Rights Charters

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Draconian Laws in Indian Held Kashmir: Contravention of All Human Rights Charters

Islamabad based research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “Draconian Laws in Indian Held Kashmir: Contravention of All Human Rights Charters”. Representatives of different think tanks, Universities and foreign diplomats also participated in the discussion.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Human Organ Transplantation: Islamic Perspective

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Human Organ Transplantation:  Islamic Perspective

The MUSLIM Institute, Islamabad based research think tank, organized a Round Table Discussion on the topic “Human Organ Transplantation: Islamic Perspective” under its "Islamic Shari'ah, Fiqh & Jurisprudence Desk". 

Research Associate MUSLIM Institute Muhammad Sher AlQadri, Chairman Islamabad Medical & Dental College Dr. Ghulam Akbar Niazi and Former Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology Dr. Khalid Masood were speakers on the occasion. The Round Table Discussion was attended by academicians, researchers, analysts, representatives of think-tanks and participants from different universities.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Teachings of Hadrat Sultan Bahoo (R.A) and Philosophy of Hadrat Imam Hussain's (A.S) Martyrdom

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Teachings of Hadrat Sultan Bahoo (R.A) and Philosophy of Hadrat Imam Hussain

Islamabad based research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on “Teachings of Hadrat Sultan Bahoo (R.A) & Philosophy of Hadrat Imam Hussain’s (A.S) Martyrdom” on Tuesday, 19 November 2013. The event was attended by researchers from different research institutes as well as by participants from different colleges and universities.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Indian Aggression in Occupied Kashmir - A Challenge for International Human Right System

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Indian Aggression in Occupied Kashmir -  A Challenge for International Human Right System

Research Think Tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round table discussion on Indian Aggression in Occupied Kashmir: A Challenge for International Human Right System in Islamabad on 26th October 2013. This discussion was organized with reference to the Black day observed in Kashmir on 27th October.

Dr. Muhmmad Khan, Head of International Relations Department, NDU, & Former Ambassador Ashraf Jehangir Qazi were the speakers of the round table discussion. Representatives from different think tanks and foreign diplomats also participated in the discussion.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Current Situation in Middle East & Fears of Sectarian Polarization in Muslim World

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Current Situation in Middle East & Fears of Sectarian Polarization in Muslim World

Research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion on the topic “Current Situation in Middle East & Fears of Sectarian Polarization in Muslim World” on Thursday 12th September 2013 in Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion Balochistan Issue: Quest for Solution

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion Balochistan Issue: Quest for Solution

On 9th July 2013, research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion “Balochistan Issue: Quest for Solution” in Islamabad on prevailing Baluchistan situation.
The event was attended by analysts, professors, researchers, students from various universities and representatives of different think-tanks.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Egypt Crisis: Evaluating Conflict Between Islamists and Liberals & Implication for Middle East

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Egypt Crisis: Evaluating Conflict Between Islamists and Liberals & Implication for Middle East

Islamabad-based research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion titled "Egypt Crisis: Evaluating Conflict Between Islamists and Liberals & Implication for Middle East" on 6th July 2013. Mr. Abdul Ghafar Aziz, expert foreign affairs, and former Ambassador Javid Hafeez, were the speakers in the Round Table Discussion. Representatives from different Think Tanks, Universities and Media participated in the event.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Independence day of Somalia: A Question of Socio, Economic and Political Independence

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Independence day of Somalia: A Question of Socio, Economic and Political Independence

Islamabad-based research think-tank MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion on "Independence day of Somalia: A Question of Socio, Economic and Political Independence". Former Ambassador to Kenya Shafqat KakaKhel and Usman Hassan Research Associate MUSLIM Institute, were the Speakers in the Round Table Discussion. Representatives from different Think Tanks, Universities and Media participated in the Discussion. 

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Budget 2013-14: Challenges & Opportunities for Economic Justice & Development

Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Round Table Discussion on Budget 2013-14: Challenges & Opportunities for Economic Justice & Development

The MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion on “Budget 2013-14: Challenges & Opportunities for Economic Justice & Development” in Islamabad. Dr. Abdul Qayyum (HOD Econometrics and Statistics, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics-PIDE) and Mr. Shahid ur Rehman (Correspondent Kyodo News, Japan) were speakers on the occasion. Research associates of the MUSLIM Institute as well as from other think-tanks participated in the round table discussion.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on What Should Be The Role Of International Community In Peaceful Settlement Of Kashmir?

Location: Islamabad

Round Table Discussion on What Should Be The Role Of International Community In Peaceful Settlement Of Kashmir?

MUSLIM Institute, a research based think tank, organized a round table discussion regarding the Kashmir issue titled “What should be the role of international community in peaceful settlement of Kashmir?” in Islamabad. Senior Kashmiri politician Sardar Khalid Ibrahim and Ambassador Khalid Mehmood were guest speakers on the occasion. Research associates of the MUSLIM Institute as well as from other think-tanks participated in the same.

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2013
 

Round Table Discussion on Gaza Israel Current Conflict and Responsibilities of International Community

Location: Islamabad

Round Table Discussion on Gaza Israel Current Conflict and Responsibilities of International Community

MUSLIM Institute organized a round table discussion on “Gaza Israel Current Conflict and Responsibilities of International Community” on 19 Nov, 2012 in Islamabad. Mr. Husni M. Abu Ghosh, representative of the Palestinian mission in Pakistan, renowned columnist Rana Abdul Baqi and former Ambassador Amir Anwar Shadani were speakers on the occasion. Research associates of the MUSLIM Institute as well as from other think-tanks participated in the same.

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2012
 

Round table discussion Pak Russia Relations: An Overview and Future Strategy

Location: Islamabad

Round table discussion Pak Russia Relations: An Overview and Future Strategy

On 06 October, 2012 MUSLIM Institute organised round table discussion on the topic “Pak Russia Relations: An Overview and Future Strategy”. Air Marshal (R) Shaid Latif and Maj(R) Raja Mujtaba were honorable experts on the occasion.

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2012